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Jan­uary 2019

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What’s on in the county in Jan­uary

mem­bers, Wat­ton Chris­tian Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Wat­ton, IP25, 6AB, 7.30-9.30pm. nor­folk­wildlifetr­ust.org.uk

9TH UN­TIL FE­BRU­ARY 5TH

The Bishy Con­tem­po­rary lace group is hold­ing an ex­hi­bi­tion at the Nor­folk Wildlife Trust’s Cley Marshes vis­i­tor cen­tre. Mi­cro­scopic fea­tures con­tem­po­rary bob­bin and nee­dle lace in two and three di­men­sional forms.

10am to 4pm. nor­folk­wildlifetr­ust.org.uk

11TH – 27TH

Did you know Nor­folk hosts a sport­ing World Cham­pi­onship ev­ery year? Head to Potters Re­sort at Hopton for the World Indoor Bowls Cham­pi­onship fea­tur­ing the best play­ers from around the globe. This is the 21st year that Potters has hosted the event, with tick­ets start­ing from £5 dur­ing the week. pot­ter­shol­i­days.com/world­bowls

12TH UN­TIL MARCH 3RD

Beloved chil­dren’s book The Tiger Who Came to Tea is brought to life at a spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion at Blick­ling Hall. Cel­e­brat­ing the 50th an­niver­sary of Ju­dith Kerr’s book, it will fea­ture her iconic il­lus­tra­tions, a fam­ily trail and life-size model tiger. Ex­hi­bi­tion free, but nor­mal ad­mis­sion fees ap­ply. na­tion­al­trust.org.uk/blick­linges­tate

12TH

Join in­trepid col­lec­tors and bar­gain hunters at the King’s Lynn Corn Ex­change Flea mar­ket. Browse post­cards, ephemera, books, records, clas­sic toys, cu­ri­ous col­lecta­bles, small an­tiques and bric-a-brac. 12TH

It’s a craft­ing and home­ware sen­sa­tion de jour – and the 1970s trend of macrame shows no signs of dis­ap­pear­ing. Make your own macrame plant holder at a work shop at Ur­ban Jun­gle in Old Costessey, Nor­wich, where you will learn the ba­sic knots, pick your own coloured cords and make your cre­ation. There will be cof­fee and cake to keep you go­ing.

£20, book­ing es­sen­tial. 10am – 12pm. ur­ban­jun­gle.uk.com

17TH–19TH

The pupils at Notre Dame High School in Nor­wich present White Socks, a new mu­si­cal writ­ten and di­rected by stu­dents James O’Donnell and Owen WhitesideW­ard. Fea­tur­ing 50 per­form­ers, a lcho­rus, and a 15-piece jazz band, White Socks tells the story of a New York jazz singer try­ing to reach his po­ten­tial against a back­drop of gang vi­o­lence. Per­for­mances 17th to 19th, 7pm, with ad­di­tional 2pm mati­nee on 19th, Notre Dame High School. Tick­ets £5 adult, £3 child. Tick­ets avail­able from eventbrite.com 19TH

The Nor­folk and Nor­wich Novi Sad As­so­ci­a­tion’s an­nual Paul Cross Me­mo­rial Con­cert is at the As­sem­bly House, Nor­wich and will fea­ture works by JS Bach, Philippe Gaubert, Sigfrid KargElert and the Ser­bian com­poser I.Baji. Pro­ceeds go to the Mi­lan Petrovi School in Novi Sad. 7.30pm. £18, stu­dents £7. Box of­fice 01603 598688

22ND–26TH

The Nor­folk and Nor­wich Op­er­atic So­ci­ety re­turn to Nor­wich Theatre Royal with award-win­ning mu­si­cal com­edy Guys and Dolls, set in 1950s New York. 26TH

The Neu­tri­nos re­turn for a very spe­cial 20th an­niver­sary gig at the Nor­wich Arts Cen­tre. Fronted by Karen Reilly, the Nor­folk band are con­sid­ered true per­for­mance in­no­va­tors – il­lus­trated by their run of shows at Lon­don’s Royal Fes­ti­val Hall.

ABOVE: New Year’s Day fire­works in Cromer. Pho­to­graph Robert Hub­bard, win­ner of the pho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tion spon­sored by Ti­ta­nium Fire­works

ABOVE: New Year’s Day horse rac­ing at Fak­en­ham Race­course Pic­ture: Ian Burt

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